Bovine TB plan clears Minnesota Senate panel
ST. PAUL - A Minnesota Senate panel voted Wednesday for a plan to contain and eradicate bovine tuberculosis in part of northwestern Minnesota where the disease has infected both cattle and deer.
The Finance Committee approved the bill from Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook.
Its main provision is a $3.5 million buyout and fencing program for herd owners in the outbreak area.
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